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Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
and the knowledge-base global economy, we have to change the way we educate. >> reporter: and they taking place around the world. >> governments are stepping in to say we, for all the generations to succeed in the future, wemed to go to tablets now. and -- we need to go to tablets and that is in's huge fashion. >> besides staying competitive, publishers say the digital platform gets students involved in the videos and games and animations and pictures. >> it's not a copy of the page on the book from the screen. it's built from the ground up with interactive elements like guided tours and interactive homework questions. >> we can build software to scale up and come to the next level and continue to disrupt how to engage with content. >> reporter: kline is ceo of amplify, the educational division of news corp, the parent company of fox. from k-12 and university, the incentive for students and educators to continue embracing technology in the classroom is there; however, kline admits some of the transition won't be easy. >> and the biggest hurdle is change. in any organization. change is there and
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
sequestration will hit the d.c. area as it's still recovering from the recreation. >> our economy used to be the fastest growing in the nation as a metropolitan area and we're in the bottom third. >> reporter: the battle lines remain the same while democrats blame republicans for not going along with their plan to raise higher tax revenues. >> and since the new congress began, they have not put forward one proposal to oppose, to prevent the across-the-board sequester. >> and i try to put myself in the place of the regular citizens who sits here and watchesy this and they have to be scratching their heads. >> reporter: republicans insist that deeper entealment cuts are needed and not more tax money. >> it's time to get serious about reducing washington's out- of-control spending. >> reporter: randy forbes said the white house is to blame for the sequestration crisis because he said that that created the mechanism -- mechanism in the first place. >> he signed it into law. for over a year from august 2011 through the end of the last year, the president did nothing to stop it. >> reporter
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